By: Renu Venkatesh

What is Milwaukee Day?

Milwaukee Day or 414 day, is based on Milwaukee, Wisconsin’s area code which is 414. It takes place every year on April 14th to help celebrate the amazingly gifted and talented community Milwaukee. Many restaurants and stores have deals that are special for the Milwaukee residents and you will find the community working together for charitable and philanthropic purposes. This year will be especially interesting as Milwaukee slowly figures out how to go back to our previous “normal”. …


By: Emily Foley

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At one point or another, we have all felt uncertain. Or, if you are like me, have felt uncertain during every waking moment of your life. It can be the uncertainty of a relationship. Sometimes it’s the uncertainty of a medical diagnosis. Maybe it is the uncertainty of layoffs at your place of employment. It could be the uncertainty of not knowing where you are going to live after graduation. And sometimes it is as simple as the uncertainty of what you are going to have for breakfast.

The unknown tends to rule our lives in more…


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If you’re like me, you give great advice to the people that you care about. If you’re also like me, you don’t listen to your advice, despite how phenomenal it is! Today we will go through tips and tricks to stay motivated and productive to finish the semester strong. These are tips and tricks I remind my friends to use in their day-to-day lives — advice I know I should be listening to too.

Keep it Clean

I find it easiest to do work when I have a clean space to work in. It may be hard, but I try…


By: Erika Escamilla

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I recently watched a TedTalk titled “Reclaiming Wellness” presented by Jessica Matthews. In her Ted Talk, Jessica discussed how wellness has been set aside as being only accessible to certain people. In other words, when we think of wellness, we think often think of it as being for man bun wearing, incense obsessed, green juice drinkers. However, as Jessica noted, this kind of perspective is harmful. It does us no good to think of wellness as being a commodity. Companies everywhere will try to sell wellness as something you can enjoy when buying a salt lamp or…


By: Renu Venkatesh

With the stresses and anxiety that many of us face, it can be hard to find a nice and easy way to reduce these stresses. Mindfulness exercises offer a way to manage stress and anxiety in a healthy way and can be done anytime and anywhere. Incorporating mindfulness into your everyday life has been proven to have only positive effects on the mind.

THE EFFECTS OF MINDFULNESS

Mindfulness is an excellent way to relax your brain, especially when our minds are constantly on the move. Mindfulness is “used to refer to a psychological state of awareness, the…


By: Emily Foley

I hated college.

Correction: I used to hate college.

From my freshman to my sophomore year, there was not a day that I did not dread waking up. I pretty much cried every day, and when I found myself running out of things to cry about, I would force myself to watch sad movies or videos where children are surprised with a new puppy (those really got to me). I tended to eat most of my daily meals alone or in my room. I was not a part of any extracurricular clubs or committees. The college party…


If you’re like me, you give great advice to the people that you care about. If you’re also like me, you don’t listen to your advice, despite how phenomenal it is! Today we will go through a summary of the Red Watch Band Training and Bringing in the Bystander training that our first year, second year, and transfer students have been going through for the past month. This is information I remind my friends to use in their day-to-day lives — advice I know I should be listening to too.

Red Watch Band training is a brief presentation for first…


By: Erika Escamilla

Every year at the start of January, diet companies will promote and glorify weight loss, excessive exercise, and food restrictions. They profit from the idea that people define themselves based off losing weight, promoting the idea that one’s life does not begin until they are thinner. Toxic diet culture refers to any programs that encourage extreme weight loss that requires restricting yourself, working out extensively, and profiting off your insecurities.

Diet culture leaks into our everyday lives more than we think. For example, we justify not eating all day because we did not have time, or defining…


By: Renu Venkatesh

With the global pandemic, a lot of us will be staying at home for a while. This means that everyone will be separated, and it can be hard staying away from your best friends. It is important to stay in touch with each other and remind our friends for all the things they do that we are thankful for and why we love them so much. It is smart to look for fun and new ways to keep in touch with our friends and have some good fun while staying safe at home.

Below are some fun…


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If you’re like me, you give great advice to the people that you care about. If you’re also like me, you don’t listen to your advice, despite how phenomenal it is! Today we will go through different self-love practices that I remind my friends to use in their day-to-day lives — advice I know I should be listening to too.

With Galentine’s Day and Valentine’s Day coming up, I know it could bring up feelings you may not be ready to handle or confront. Whether you are single or in a relationship, it is good practice to love yourself first…

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